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MSNBC
Mar 31, 2013 11:00pm PDT
quote joining me now from new york, one of the leaders of the so-called gang of eight, democratic senator chuck schumer. senator, welcome back to "can meat t meet the press." is a deal at hand for immigration reform? we know about the issue having to do with visas and wages between the business lobby and the labor lobby. is a deal done? >> well, with the agreement between business and labor, every major policy issue has been resolved on the gang of eight. now everyone, we've all agreed, that we're not going to come to a final agreement until we see draft legislative language and we agree on that. we drafted some of it already. the rest will be drafted this week and so i am very, very optimistic that we will have an agreement among the eight of us next week. senator leahy has agreed to have extensive markup and debate on the bill in april, and then we go to the floor, god willing, in may. i hi we're on track. >> you were quoted as saying the deal is near, the deal is at hand, and all of that coverage got senator rubio, the republican, part of this gang of eight to say, whoa, whoa, whoa, no deal
MSNBC
Apr 1, 2013 2:30am PDT
likely filibuster. senator chuck schumer, however, still optimistic there can be compromise when it comes to background checks. >> i'm working very hard with both democrats and republicans, pro nra and antinra people to come up with a background check bill that will be acceptable to 60 senators and be very strong and get the job done. it's very hard. we're working hard and i'm very hopeful that we can get this passed. >> there's word of an impending deal on comprehensive immigration reform. members of the senate gang of eight including chuck schumer said that a deal was practically done or at the least very close. >> with the agreement between business and labor, every major policy issue has been resolved on the gang of eight. i am very, very optimistic that we will have aen agreement among the eight of us next week. >> but senator marco rubio was less sure. his office offered a clear headline no final agreement on immigration legislation yet. senator schumer said there will be minor, quote, kerfuffle as the final language is ironed out. the key sticking point, negotiating with the chambe
PBS
Apr 6, 2013 2:00am PDT
that marco rubio is the leader of this gang. that falls more to chuck schumer from new york and cain from arizona. the road that rubio plays is the lynch pen. if he walks, the deal dies. and he's well aware of that. part of what he's doing last week when they were trying to say there is a deal, there is a deal. hold on. no, no. not done yet. we need marco rubio in the room because without him he needs to have the conservative tea party. >> and that's the next phase of this that there's a couple of members of the house raul labrador is from what i can tell the real leader from the tea parties. all of them are washingtonning what he's doing. i think they're willing to talk about it much the same way that marco rubio is. there are secret but they are as secret as anything in washington. >> how does this go from talks to legislation? >> a couple of things that that i'm not quite sure. one is what kind of border security benchmarks to do you need in order to allow the rest of the process to go forward? and when are they put in place. this is something that you can negotiate it by degrees.
FOX News
Apr 6, 2013 8:30pm PDT
referring to her as far more attractive than chuck schumer. >> he is. >> yeah, but that's all you got? you're better looking than chuck schumer? it's like saying aim the best-looking regular on the show. what do you think now, hot shot? >> maybe i'm not thinking. maybe i'm just brooding. >> i'm kind of sad about it. >> well, you should be. andy, let's pick on bill. >> i put this thing back to you, greg, and i'm in a passive aggressive mood, so i'm not saying it. >> back to me, america. coming up, what's love got to do with it? >> what's love got to do with it, to do with it? what's love but a secondhand emotion. dude, you got to move on. i told you it was over. >>> what's so grand about an elastic waistband? the answer is even more beautiful than the question. oh this is lame, investors could lose tens of thousands of dollars on their 401(k) to hidden fees. is that what you're looking for, like a hidden fee in your giant mom bag? maybe i have them... oh that's right i don't because i rolled my account over to e-trade where... woah. okay... they don't have hidden fees... hey fern. the
MSNBC
Apr 1, 2013 10:00am PDT
schumer was going to be on with chuck todd on nbc's "meet the press." that was not by accident. i think marco rubio knew that schumer, another member of the gang of eight trying to make the immigration deal was likely to say look, it's all over but the shouting, we have to dot the i's and crossed t's, but we've reached an accord. for marco rubio it's about short-term and longer-term thinking and impact. he wants to be in the room to make a deal. that would help as he goes forward in a general election context. but in a primary, in a presidential primary. he can't look like he got rolled by chuck schumer and the white house, he has to look like he put up a fight. he got everything he can possibly get and they capitulated to him, not the other way around. i think it's probably not totally done. and chuck schumer said something to thaesk. i think a lot of this is about perception, how this looks for marco rubio in the room and what it looks like when it comes out, if there is a deal. >> this involves the chamber of commerce and the labor movement, the afl-cio on the future flow of lo
FOX
Apr 17, 2013 4:30am PDT
chuck schumer is meeting with president barack obama and the president issued a statement supporting the bill and urging action. this would make a path for illegal citizens to become legal and they will focus on boarder security. >>> two lawsuits challenge the state law. now the controversial therapy has been designed to make this straight and has been out loud. they blocked the ban on conversion therapy in december until they can hear full arguments on the issue. >>> a pedestrian was killed while trying to walk across near the san pedro exist. the man was hit by two vehicles, one after another. the driver of the first car immediately pulled over and the second driver immediately left the scene. >> it is a nice looking drive coming to the pay gates. if you are driving on the peninsular highway 101 and 280, that traffic does look good. let's go to steve. >> more spring snowstorms, and in calistoga 39 and look at lakeport, a breeze in the 50s and most locations are seeing 35 and at the napa airport 32. san francisco 57 and the wind is turning more northerly, north at fairfield, northwe
FOX News
Apr 14, 2013 6:00pm EDT
like they are part of the process. if harry reid and chuck schumer try to ram it through it will not pass. >> chris: what about the danger it ends up getting anybodiled to death. >> that is a danger. that is where marco and schumer and other have to hold the line. i commend the gang of eight for doing what they are trying to do. the key is the enforcement. i like the high skilled worker. i like the fact that there is no federal benefits to anybody until they he actually get in line and ultimately get citizenship. that is huge for a lot of the conservatives and quite frankly many of the democrats. >> chris: marjorie this is an issue you worked on a lot. your sense of this and its political viability? >> there has been no time like the present in that we saw the power of the latino vote coming out of the past election. both parties know the inevitablity and necessity of having the voting poll going into future elections. we had voices we never had before. sean hannity onboard with the policy and mark zuckerberg speaking out on it. the republican national committee. and 80% of the publi
FOX News
Apr 14, 2013 3:00pm PDT
the eight people. i can imagine what the dynamic any time you have is chuck schumer in a room you have is to o have seven adults to control him. >> wow. >> we were on the path to bipartisanship, karl. a beautiful moment lost. >> there are three democrats in there worried about chuck schumer as well. the leadership that the group has shown. >> chris: you are not answering the question. what does this to his presidential prospects? >> it helps him because he is seen to be a leader. >> chris: give somebody to the right of him in the tea party to say you are soft on immigration. >> jeff flake is a tea party. marco rubio is a tea party. raul who is on the house working group a tea party. john courter of texas. >> chris: you know somebody is going to -- >> leaders do things because they are important not because they guarantee them 100% acceptance. >> winning the nomination is not enough. this may complicate the nominating process if he runs but makes him a more attractive candidate for people looking for problem solving and bipartisanship. >> the key is to make sure that there is no fe
Current
Apr 1, 2013 3:00pm PDT
immigration reform. >> michael: he said continuing progress but nothing tangible get. chuck schumer said he thinks we could see a deal as early as next week. >> with the agreement between business and labor, every major policy issue has been resolved on the gang of eight. we have all agreed that we're not going to come to a final agreement until we see draft legislative language and agree on that. we have drafted some of it already. the rest will be drafted this week. >> michael: how tough is a gang if chuck schumer is in it? some republicans said they wouldn't agree to anything until the boarder is absolutely secure. >> people still get threw, but we have a reasonable expectation of catching them. we don't need a saled border we need a secure border. >> michael: where there is a flicker of bipartisan agreement there is a republican ready to douse it with a big budget of cold water. and in this case marco rubio is holding the bucket of water in his case. he urged the senate to slow the whole thing down by just having hearings rather than a vote. and finally to the massive holes in our gun s
MSNBC
Apr 23, 2013 2:30am PDT
senator chuck schumer sparred with chuck grassley about the future of the legislation. >> a few ways to improve the bill offer an amendment when we start markup in may. let's vote on it. i say that particularly those pointing to what happened, the terrible tragedy in boston as a, i would say, excuse for not doing a bill or delaying it many months or years. >> i never said. i didn't say you did sir. >> i never said get i didn't say that. >> i don't know. >> mr. chairman, i don't appreciate your character of the witnesses that have come here. >> behavioral issues, earlier, senator patrick leahy opened the hearing with tough words for his republican counterparts. >> last weeks proponents exploit the boston marathon bombing. i urge restraint in that regard. refugees and asylum seekers have enriched the fabric of our founding. let no one be so cruel as to try to use the heinous acts of these two young bhen to derail the dreams an futures of millions of hard working people. >> well, a number of republican snores, including rand paul, are urging the reform process to be slowed in the wake o
MSNBC
Mar 31, 2013 11:00pm PDT
new york, chuck schumer, and republican senator from arizona, jeff flake. >>> and it was a historic week of intense oral arguments at the supreme court as it considered the constitutionality of same-sex marriage. we'll hear from both sides and get insights and analysis on the implications moving forward in a special discussion that includes actor and gay rights supporter rob reiner. >>> good easter morning. pope francis celebrated his first easter mass it at the vatican encouraging those who have strayed from the faith to return. here at home it's divisive issues as washington grapples with guns, gay marriage and immigration. we have two key members of the so-called bipartisan gang of eight, senators working on a compromise immigration proposal. word coming this weekend that an agreement is near. we'll ask senators schumer and flake about that. first, i want to go around quickly with our first of two political roundtables to frame what's at stake in these debates. joining us the former senior adviser to president barack obama, david axelrod. former congressman and chairman of the na
CSPAN
Apr 6, 2013 7:00am EDT
, working with chuck schumer we had the defense authorization bill and there is an area of that i have been overhard on which is we have veterans and come home from iraq and afghanistan and they have either close head trauma were lost the ability for a short period of time to maybe manage their affairs. we have through executive orders in the past, not with this president, with a republican president, taken away their ability to own a gun. not a gun to defend them but to go hunting with their grandson. and no where have they been adjudicated by the court to agree that they should lose their second amendment rights. social worker or psychologists do that. in working through this we had some tough stuff on the floor. we should do this on people not dangerous to themselves or anybody else and i had a way to roll chuck schumer last week, a second-degree amendment but i actually listened to him and said what are your real concerns? i chose not to roll him. i have a procedural way where i was going to win my amendment. i listened to him. that is what is not going on much. what is going to ha
CNN
Apr 21, 2013 6:00am PDT
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CNN
Apr 9, 2013 4:00pm PDT
chuck schumer and others. i think if we can do that and not impair anybody's actual rights, i think we ought to do that and common sense and i think it could have a great outcome for the american community. >> when we talk about universal background checks and 91% of americans are in favor of those, what do you support exactly happening? >> 91% of americans support an enhanced background check provided there's a no record. that's a big difference. so i think that's an important qualification of that statistic. people ought to be responsible that if they have a gun and they want to sell it, make sure they're not selling to somebody who's mentally impaired or a felon and i think we can figure out a way to do that, u.s. congress, that won't impinge on anybody's rights. >> you are a gun owner and what would be as a law-abiding citizen to say the government can't know that you bought a gun? >> because the government doesn't have a right under the constitution to know whether i bought a gun or not. my right to self defense and my second amendment rights under the constitution doesn't give th
MSNBC
Apr 11, 2013 6:00am PDT
. senator chuck schumer agreed not to appear when the two rolled o out the deal, because toomey didn't want to stand next to them, for political reasons. senator mark kirk, also co-sponsor of the compromise also agreed not to appear. at the news conference, toomey and manchin said all parties, including the nra, had been in the room. >> i've got to tell you, candidly, i don't consider criminal background checks to be gun control. >> we've taken all sides into consideration. have the nra sitting there, all people on all sides of the gun issue. >> have the nra sitting there, which then confirms exactly what we've been hearing about what happened two nights ago. while it was clear from the outset the nra would not support the bill, the question was, would they oppose it? well, now we've got an answer. being at the table did not stop the nra from releasing this letter it sent to senators after dinner last night. "the nra is unequivocally opposed to s. 649. in addition, the nra will oppose any amendments offered to. 649 that restrict fundamental second amendment freedoms, this includes the misgu
CNN
Apr 21, 2013 9:00am PDT
chuck schumer with the difference on between a terrorist and criminal and whether boston changes the immigration debate. and when the unimaginable becomes real. >> why did young men who grew up and studied here as part of our communities and our country resort to such violence? how did they plan and carry out these attacks? and did they receive any help? >> our all-star panel on what we know about the suspects and what it tells us about their mission. i'm candy crowley. this is "state of the union." federal terrorism charges could be filed as early as today against the second boston marathon bombing suspect. dzhokhar tsarnaev remains hospitalized this morning with injuries including one to his throat. "new york times" is reporting that the department of homeland security decided in recent months to delay action on an application for citizenship from the other suspected bomber, tamerlan tsarnaev. a routine background check revealed he was interviewed by the fbi in 2011 at the request of the russian government, which suspected that the older brother had ties to chechen terrorism. he wa
FOX News
Apr 6, 2013 11:00pm PDT
as far more attractive than chuck schumer. >> he is. >> yeah, but that's all you got? you're better looking than chuck schumer? it's like saying aim the best-looking regular on the show. what do you think now, hot shot? >> maybe i'm not thinking. maybe i'm just brooding. >> i'm kind of sad about it. >> well, you should be. andy, let's pick on bill. >> i put this thing back to you, greg, and i'm in a passive aggressive mood, so i'm not saying it. >> back to me, america. coming up, what's love got to do with it? >> what's love got to do with it, to do with it? what's love but a secondhand emotion. dude, you got to move on. i told you it was over. >>> what's so grand about a >>> a story a special report won't touch. should everybody dance for zebra pants. yes, it's finally true, zubas have returned after a 12-year hiatus. the company that brought us trousers, mall rats and 4050 rolls. the animal print sold $200,000 worth of merchandise within the first week of their relaunch. so can we really steel glamour from the age of mc hammer? i asked fox news' most mentally backwards corresponde
Current
Apr 10, 2013 3:00pm PDT
grade from the nra. chuck schumer was nowhere to be seen as the press conference. toomey thought having him there would hurt their cause. schumer and others had been working with manchin for weeks, but coburn wouldn't agree with a paper trail of gun sales. once he was gone the group added toomey instead and the new coalition was able to come up with a moderate plan that pleased everyone. and that seems to be enough for the 14 republican senator who just yesterday had been sheiking about filibustering any gun bill that came to the floor. ted cruz actually cancelled a press conference this morning on the filibuster that he had scheduleded. but he didn't let reporters know. so when they showed up there was an empty podium with a handwritten note. cruz's spokesperson says he still plans to filibuster but that doesn't matter. the families of newtown were on capitol hill today meeting with the senators. >> i'm a parent . . . and a grandparent . . . >> let's all share. [ laughter ] >> i can't imagine. if i could do something. i can do something. >> michael: it's just so incredibly movin
CSPAN
Apr 7, 2013 6:00pm EDT
office >> we would immediately fly out and have a banquet in his honor. >> chuck schumer makes the argument that the first amendment is an absolute. you cannot shout fire in a crowded theater. >> schumer is confused, which is not uncommon. senator charles schumer is saying the first amendment site ousetops a criminal act. nobody is free to create a criminal act with a gun. we do not have prior restraint on someone going into a theater. by the same token we should not be putting prior restraint on people obtaining firearms. > larry pratt, we will have to leave it there. thank you. >> we're back with a ginger gibson and david sherfinski. what happens when the senate eturns this tuesday on gun legislation? >> harry reid has made clear he wants to move this bill to the floor. we have the threat we heard larry talk about. there is a procedural way where carry a rebate be able to move forward. t requires allowing a number of amendments to the bill. we would see things like us all bands and magazine clips. there would be efforts to undo the bill. to eliminate or strip it. >> what about ba
NBC
Apr 16, 2013 5:00am EDT
where groups of people tend to gather. there are no known threats to either city. >> senator chuck schumer announce i announciing that it will boost border security. boston bruins postponed their game as well. we arrived there as they arrived at reagan national airport. one runner tells news4 he wasn't able to finish news4 marathon. >> we thought about our families and a bomb went off. several bombs. the worst thing was that we thought our family might have died. we want to show you a photo that tony tweeted a short time ago. set the scene for us. well i have to tell you we are two blocks away from where the blast took place. there is a large presence of police here. this is still an active crime scene here. i have to tell you this. we arrived last night around 10:30 and you could see the look on people's faces here. this has robbed them of a sense of security from the sense of security here. there has been a lot of in security here because of the two bombs. there has been a google left set up here. they are opening up their homes to folks that need a place to stay. she had two roo
CNBC
Apr 14, 2013 7:30pm EDT
. coast guard. senator chuck schumer from new york is proposing a cruise passenger bill of rights that will allow people to get a full refund and get off of a ship if it is disabled. senator jay rock fell over west virginia has send a letter to carnival suggesting they may want to repay the federal government for the navy and coast guards' efforts to bring the disabled triumph back to port. carnival says i don't think so. >> i can see. that good to have you on the program. thank you for joining us. >>> up next, a look at the news this upcoming week that will have an impact on your money. >>> and talk about state of the art. a billion dollars of it being given awaif. picture that. ne of them people who gets heartburn and then treats day after day... block the acid with prilosec otc and don't get heartburn in the first place! [ male announcer ] one pill each morning. 24 hours. zero heartburn. for more on our show and our guests, and follow me on google+ look for me@maria bartiromo. >>> more earnings news. we will hear from a slew of banks including citigroup, bank of america, goldman sta
PBS
Apr 28, 2013 3:30pm PDT
, south carolina, the democrats are dick durbin illinois, robert mendez new jersey, chuck schumer new york and michael bennett colorado and i think schumer is the head of this group. >> yes, he is. >> go ahead. >> well, senator schumer and mccain met with reporters last week, and basically mccain said if they pass this bill republic the republicans back on the playing field where they can compete. you can't compete in a country where the hispanics are going to be the majority of some states. so there is political incentive on the republicans side. americans for tax reform did a poll among republicans only. two-thirds of republicans support this bill as it's described. you call it amnesty. i don't call it amnesty if you have to pay back taxes, pay some pretty hefty fees and it's 13 years before you can become citizen. but this does legalize people, gets them out of the shadows, and strengthens our defenses, frankly, if you know who is in the country as opposed to just having people in the shadows. and i would say call them undocumented immigrants. illegal aliens i think is a rather off
CSPAN
Apr 9, 2013 7:00am EDT
yet to this to the surface on the senate floor, but that may be coming. chuck schumer of new york, saying last month that an emerging strategy was to filibuster more republicans this year. this story from " near times," on sunday, talking about the delay of judicial nominees by obama. compared to 30a days for george w. bush. -- 100 days for obama compared to 30 days for george w. bush. what is on your mind? caller how it is funny that you would mention federal judges not being employed. i recently did 18 months as a federal grand juror. it is just amazing how slow things run because of the lack of judges. but that was not my point. for people who think that guns are either for criminals or or whomever the stereotypical gun violators are, let me tell you something haoma you are wrong. -- something, you are wrong. our police are totally outnumbered. it was such an eye opening experience to sit as a grand juror. we need to break our representatives with a or f. background checks, they get an a, if they vote against it, they get an f. it is more widespread than i ever dreamed. common
Univision
Apr 3, 2013 5:00am PDT
oficinas del senador chuck schumer en nueva york y le pidieron que devuelva donaciones de carceles privadas donde mantienen a cientos de inmigrantes.el presidente obama anuncio hoy un proyecto de investigaciones para hacer el mapa del cerebro humano, con el objetivo de curar enfermedades como la epilepsia, el autismo y el alzheimer.y los periodistas pudieron ver hoy nueva york desde el sitio donde estara el mirador del nuevo centro mundial de comercio, que abrira en el 2015.mas en despierta america ¿piensas que cargar 10 ó 20 libras de peso extra no es mucho? fuimos a un parque y repartimos bolsas de arena de 10 y 20 libras a la gente. -ahora ya entiendo por qué la gente pesada no puede caminar mucho. porque la rodilla, lo siente uno. así como van los años, es muy fácil subir de peso. no quiero este peso para mí. a nadie le gustó cargar el peso extra, pero la gente lo hace todo el tiempo. ¿no te gustaría librarte de ese peso y dejar de ganar más? mujer: no quiero tener más peso en el futuro, no. ♪ >> 5 hispanas entablaron una demanda contra el departamento de policía
CNN
Apr 28, 2013 4:00am PDT
played by mr. bean. senator chuck schumer will be played by grandpa munster. senator harry reid will be played by the old man from the american gothic painting. fox news aoger will be played by, speaker of the house john boehner will be played by tan mom. janet napolitano will be played by paul. former white house chief of staff and chicago mayor rahm emanuel will be play ed by "family guy." secretary of state john kerry will be played by an easter island head. i cannot tell those two apart. chief justice john roberts will be played by buzz lightyear. senator mitch mcconnell will be played by dame edna. cnn anchor wolf blitzer will be played by a furby. wayne lapierre will be played by raiders of the lost ark. jay carney will be played by ralphy from "a christmas story." ladies and gentlemen, this is a huge honor. thank you very much. >> one of the best, conan o'brien. i will see you back here at the top of the hour at 8:00 eastern. "dr. sanjay gupta md" will be baon after a short break. >>> i will tell you, i was walking around here yesterday afternoon and it was filled with pe
KICU
Apr 8, 2013 4:00am PDT
large: immigration and gun control. democratic senatof chuck schumer and republican senator john mccain -- memebers of the so-called gang of 8 appeared on sunday morning news shows to talk about progess and pitfalls on bi-partisan immigration legislation. as for gun control laws.. time magazine reports the tough background check bill.. could come up on the senate floor within the next week or so, but doesnt have enough votes to get through the gop controlled house. the effects of sequestration are starting to sink in. state programs are beginning to feel the pinch of the 85 billion dollars in budget cuts that began in march. education program head start cut 5% of its budget due to the lack of federal dollars. universities and foundations will also soon see government- funded research and grants disapper. unemployment benefits are also taking a hit. in some states such as kansas and oregon, the benefits have already started to shrink. meanwhile the f-a-a is delaying the closures of 149 air traffic control towers until june. travel season is likely to go-slow this summer, as securi
NBC
Apr 15, 2013 12:30am PDT
. coast guard. senator chuck schumer of new york is proposing a cruise passenger bill of rights, which would allow people to get a full refund and get off of a ship if it's disabled. senator jay rockefeller of west virginia has actually sent a letter to carnival suggesting that they may want to repay the federal government for the navy and coast guard's efforts to bring the disabled triumph back to port. carnival says i don't think so. >> i can see that. good to have you on the program. >> thanks, maria. >> thank you so much for joining us. >>> up next, a look at the news this upcoming week that will have an impact on your ney. >>> and talk about state-of-the-art. a billion dollars of it, all being given way. picture that. on your prepaid card? introducing chase liquid. the reloadable card with no fee reloads and withdrawals at chase atms. all for one flat monthly fee so there's zero confusion. get rid of prepaid problems. get chase liquid. >>> for more on our show and our guests, check out our website, otm.cnbc.com. and i hope you'll follow me on twitter and on google. plus look for @
NBC
Apr 8, 2013 4:00am PDT
. new york senator chuck schumer saying he believes lawmakers will find compromise on at least one key issue. >> we go to the floor, i'm still hopeful that what i call the sweet spot, background checks, can succeed. >> debate on the measure by the full senate could begin as early as tomorrow. >>> secretary of state john kerry is in israel this morning. trying to revive peace talks that stalled back in 2002. he just finished meeting with palestinian president mahmoud abbas. abbas says he will not negotiate until israel stops construction in the west bank. >>> meanwhile, tensions in the region have risen following rocket attacks from the hamas-ruled gaza strip. israeli warplanes followed with its first strike on the territory since november. kerry is scheduled to meet with the israeli president and palestinian prime minister today. >>> a roadside bomb has killed at least nine people and injured 22 others in afghanistan. the latest in the surge in springtime violence that led to the deaths of at least six americans over the weekend. this 25-year-old diplomat has become the face of this we
MSNBC
Apr 22, 2013 2:30am PDT
. >> senator chuck schumer a member of the gang of eight says immigration overhaul would actually strengthen national security and challenged critics to prove otherwise. >> certainly keeping the status quo was not a very good argument given what happened. there are some, some on the hard right, some otherwise who oppose our immigration bill from the get-go and they're using this as an excuse. we are not going to let them do that. if they have a reason, a suggestion as to how to change it based on what happened in boston we'll certainly be open to it but not going to let them use what happened in boston as an excuse because our law toughens things up. >> republican senator lindsey graham, another member of the gang of eight, said the attacks should make congress act quicker, not slower when it comes to immigration. >>> to west, texas where invest investigators have located the spot where the explosion occurred but do not yet know what triggered it. >> we have located the seat of the explosion which is important because as we conduct our investigation we'll be working from an outer perimeter i
MSNBC
Apr 8, 2013 2:00am PDT
connecticut where the toughest gun restrictions were just signed into law and chuck schumer says he believes lawmakers will find compromise on at least one key issue. >> we go to the floor i'm still hopeful of the sweet spot, background checks, can succeed. >> debate on the measure by the full senate could begin as early as tomorrow. >>> secretary of state john kerry is in israel this morning. he just finished meeting with palestinian president mahmoud abbas in an effort to revive peace talks that stalled in 2002. he says he won't do that until construction stops in the east bank. meanwhile, tensions in the region has risen following rocket attacks from the hamas ruled gaza strip. kerry is scheduled to meet with the israeli president and palestinian prime minister today. >>> in afghanistan a surge in springtime violence led to the death of seven americans over the weekend. officials say a fierce battle between u.s.-backed afghan forces and taliban militants has left nearly 20 people dead including 11 afghan children killed in an air strike and an american civilian adviser. the u.s.-
ABC
Apr 17, 2013 4:00am PDT
boston. her story straight ahead. >>> developing overnight, senator chuck schumer appeared on the senate floor at around 2:00 a.m. to officially file a bipartisan immigration reform bill. the legislation would secure borders, revamp legal immigration, boost workplace enforcement and put 11 million people in the u.s. illegally on the path to citizenship. >>> and a scare on capitol hill. according to missouri senator claire mccaskill, investigators have identified a suspect who may have sent a suspicious letter to one of her colleagues. that letter was addressed to mississippi senator roger wicker. preliminary tests show the presence of the potentially lethal poison ricin. more extensive testing on that letter is now under way. >>> travel nightmare for thousands of travelers after a computer glitch forced american airlines to ground its entire fleet. even though the problem has been fixed, more cancellations expected today. the latest from abc's preeti arla. >> reporter: american airlines hopes to get its flights off the ground today but still won't be running at full speed. the air
MSNBC
Apr 18, 2013 3:00am PDT
mccain and chuck schumer join the conversation and the latest details on the breaking story out of texas where a factory explosion devastating has killed as many as 15 people. several firefighters still missing. more than 160 people injured and they are still looking for more victims. homes have been completely flattened in this blast. let's go straight to bill karins with an update on the weather which is impacting the situation even more there. >> it's going to be tough to get any media in this tiny texas town. i'll show you a map of this west texas town in the fertilizer plant specifically. i was just amazed. it's a tiny town. this is the fertilizer plant on the east side of town and literally has three tanks. this is where the main explosion was. very close to this this is a middle school right across the street. this building here is west haven rest home. west haven nursing home and a little community hospital. we are hearing most of the devastation up to the homes in this vicinity. a map that shows you this little tiny town and the destruction that was done from this fertiliz
FOX
Apr 14, 2013 10:00am PDT
, chuck schumer and rube. the democrats and republicans tried to cobble together a bill that's thoughtful, sensitive and tough and with an eye towards getting something done. i can imagine the dynamic. anytime you have chuck schuman, you have to have seven adults to control him. >> chris: wow. >> the leadership from all -- >> we were on the path to bipartisan. this was a beautiful moment. >> there are three democrats worried about him as well. >> chris: you're not answering my question. >> look, it helps him. he's seen to be a leader. leaders do things that are important. >> chris: is it going to give somebody to the right of him, in the tea party, ability to say you're soft -- >> wait a minute, jeff flake is a tea party. >> chris: marco rubio. >> labrador, a tea part. >> chris: you know somebody is going to -- >> that's fine. leaders do things because they're important, not because they guarantee success. >> what we saw in the last election is winning the nomination is not enough. this may complicate the process but it makes him for attractive in the general election for peopl
CNN
Apr 21, 2013 1:00pm PDT
penalty but the federal government does. senators chuck schumer and dianne feinstein, both democrats, says they think the death penalty would be appropriate under federal law in this case. >>> we'll have much more of this special edition of the "cnn newsroom" from both atlanta and boston after this. y silverado 10 has the best pickup coverage in america, with a new 2-year, 24,000-mile scheduled maintenance program, a 3-year, 36,000-mile bumper-to-bumper warranty, and a 5-year, 100,000-mile powertrain limited warranty. we've got you covered eight ways to sunday. come to think of it, sunday, too. right now chevy truck owners can trade up to a silverado all-star edition and get a total value of $8,500. the dependable, reliable, chevy silverado. if you've got it, you know how hard it can be to breathe and man, you know how that feels. copd includes emphysema and chronic bronchitis. spiriva is a once-daily inhaled copd maintenance treatment that helps open my obstructed airways for a full 24 hours. you know, spiriva helps me breathe easier. spiriva handihaler tiotropium bromide inhalation powde
FOX News
Apr 1, 2013 8:00pm PDT
down is a bipartisan immigration bill ready to go. senator chuck schumer says yes. senator marco rubio says hey not so fast. why is refusing purple hearts for the survivors of the fort hood [ anouncer ] ihop in time square to compare new griddle-melts to your usual breakfast sandwich. a lot more flavor. [ anouncer ] ihop's new griddle melts... made fresh and hot! hand crafted just for you. it's like a sexy sandwich. [ anouncer ] compare new griddle melts yourself. just $4. it's like a sexy sandwich. it's an epic breakfast sandwich. license and registration please. what's this? uhh, it's my geico insurance id card, sir. it's digital, uh, pretty cool right? maybe. you know why i pulled you over today? because i'm a pig driving a convertible? tail light's out.. fix it. digital insurance id cards. just a click away with the geico mobile app. a brand new start. your chance to rise and shine. with centurylink as your trusted technology partner, you can do just that. with our visionary cloud infrastructure, global broadband network and custom communications solutions, your business is m
FOX News
Apr 1, 2013 5:00pm PDT
that both political parties will support. over the weekend one of those senators democrat chuck schumer said an immigration reform bill is close. let's hear what he said. >> with the agreement between business and labor every major policy issue has been resolved on the gang of eight. now everyone -- we have all agreed that we're not going to come to a final agreement until we see draft legislative language and we agree on that. we drafted some of it already. the rest of it will be drafted this week. so i am very, very optimistic that we will have an agreement among the eight of us next week. >> scott: i'm shocked. but yesterday republican marco rubio released a statement saying that reports of a comprehensive deal were, quote, premature. what's going on. jennifer corn the executive director of the hispanic leadership network and brent wilks the executive director of the league of the latin american citizens. both are in washington, d.c. i want to welcome you both very, very much. let me just, before i ask you -- thank you. i want to ask you a question. i know these two senators very well and
MSNBC
Apr 26, 2013 11:00am PDT
you very much. >>> senators john mccain and chuck schumer, the lead negotiators on immigration reform, are now predicting their bill will get majority support from both parties. but there are new reports the house will reject a comprehensive approach in favor of a piecemeal strategy. we'll get the latest on immigration. when our little girl was born, we got a subaru. it's where she said her first word. (little girl) no! saw her first day of school. (little girl) bye bye! made a best friend forever. the back seat of my subaru is where she grew up. what? (announcer) designed for your most precious cargo. (girl) what? (announcer) the all-new subaru forester. love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. bikes and balloons, wholesome noodles on spoons. a kite, a breeze, a dunk of grilled cheese. catches and throws, and spaghettio's. that's what happy kids are made of. campbell's. it's amazing what soup can do. [ male announcer ] from the way the bristles move to the way they clean, once you try an oral-b deep sweep power brush, you'll never go back to a regular manual brush. its three
MSNBC
Apr 8, 2013 1:00pm PDT
reporting suggests that chuck schumer, who's the leading democrat, trying to find any republican to come onboard on a background check bill. and martin, let's be clear. there's a lot of pieces of the gun legislation, there's the idea of limiting the size of certain magazines. there's about gun trafficking. the assault weapons ban. but the one bill that has a chance at getting bipartisan support is that bill that 90% of the country supports, which is increased background checks. and chuck schumer is trying to find a republican. tom coburn from oklahoma is a possibility. he's working on another piece of gun legislation and telling, talking with the white house, as we speak. and then there's pat toomey, a conservative republican on fiscal issues but who comes from a state with a lot of suburban and urban geography to it in pennsylvania. >> right. >> reporter: where this issue is very popular. and he would be up for re-election in 2016. so he's a possible. if you get that, martin, you might get more republicans onboard. >> let's see what happens. nbc's chuck todd. thanks so much, chuck.
MSNBC
Apr 2, 2013 10:00am PDT
the gang of eight and where you think they are emerging in this group led by chuck schumer and a number of republicans. >> first, haley and i are joined by condoleezza rice and henry cisneros and we haven't had a chance to look at everything in the gang of eight proposal. we think it's in line with the way that awful us are leaning. we want a bipartisan solution, we want to help the solution get through the senate and the house and there's going to be a lot of time and a lot of energy put into this. and we can help by advocating, people coming together like we've come together. we can also help by doing some research. for example, it hasn't reared its head yet, but the cost of this. what's the cost going to be? we want to make sure the cbo score something in line with the realistic costs, including some offsets of this. point system, many countries have a point system for ranking who gets green cards essentially. as a priority. we want to evaluate those point systems and make that information available to the house and senate committees. >> haley barbour, when we talk about immig
PBS
Apr 18, 2013 5:30pm PDT
otherwise. now there are four of us-- chuck schumer, myself, lindsey graham and jeff flake-- on the senate judiciary committee where this bill will be considered. we're having our first hearing tomorrow, then another one on monday come after the may recess will come back in the first week of may with an opportunity to go through markup. >> warner: but you've worked now with these seven other senators very closely for the last three, four months. do you think each one is committed and ready to vote against amendments offered by members and the maybe more ideological end of their caucus? the people they consider friends and colleagues and who represent constituencys that remember the gang of eight also has to worry about? >> you put your finger on the biggest challenge. when you have a brokered compromise that really tries to strike a balance and then you open it to amendments i know they're going to be some heart breaking vote there is. there were things that if i were an independent on this issue and not vested in this process i'd gladly vote for them. i'm sure the same is true on t
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